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Accountant - Systems & Reporting Job

DATE POSTED: Jul 22,2017

LOCATION: Loveland, CO

CATEGORY : Accounting

BUSINESS UNIT : Retail IT/Finance (Corporate)

JOB ID: 2017-5780

FULL JOB TITLE: Accountant, Systems & Reporting

Accountant, Systems & Reporting

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, the Accountant, Systems & Reporting is a member of the Retail Accounting team with key responsibilities of maintaining the PeopleSoft general ledgeer, maintaining and supporting SAP BPC consolidation system, PeopleSoft nVision report writing and other special projects.

Key Tasks:

  • Functional PeopleSoft lead responsible for administration and maintenance of the general ledger.
  • Perform month end close tasks and consolidation activities.
  • Provide training and functional support to PeopleSoft G/L user base.
  • Adhoc project involvement as PeopleSoft GL SME.
  • Maintaining internal financial reports and layouts and develop new reports as required.
  • Manage location and salesperson maintenance in PS, MDM and ARS.
  • Research, analyze and/or recommend improvements for system generated processes.
  • Other accounting duties within the department as directed by management.
  • Assists in the development of processes and procedures as needed.

  • Administer system close and consolidation and analyzes/investigates issues with systems and reporting as they occur.

  • Ensures Retail’s accounting system stays in sync with Agrium’s consolidation system through the entire close process.
  • Collaborates with other departments and management on internal reports to assist business in decision making.

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • System maintenance and report writing skills, advanced Microsoft Excel skills is critical.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong desire to succeed and willingness to take ownership of work.
  • Positive attitude and team player.
  • Ability to understand and work with complex accounting topics.


  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance.

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Manufacturing accounting experience a plus.

  • Experience with BPCS, PeopleSoft would be an asset.

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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